January 6th, the long-awaited M3GAN come to the theater Blumhouse’s latest release, about a girl (Violet McGraw) My aunt gave me a lifelike AI doll (Allison Williams) looks like a terrifying house of terror when its overprotective creations begin to run amok and turn on humans.
This is another one in a long list of doll-related horror movies that have been released not just recently, but decades ago. There’s something eternally creepy about very human-looking toys, knowing that studios use audiences as easy targets for their films. Here are the best scary doll movies you’ve ever seen. M3GAN scare you again
Dead of Night (1945)
This black-and-white British horror anthology tells several stories, centered around a group of people gathered in a storytelling cottage. The best segment, “The Ventriloquist Dummy,” revolves around just that. Michael Redgrave It stars as Maxwell Frere, a ventriloquist who believes his dummy Hugo is alive. Redgrave does wonders with this intense short film. Throughout, Maxwell wonders if he’s just crazy or if the dummy is really alive. The way a dummy speaks through a ventriloquist is really creepy.Unforgettable ending, apparently Alfred Hitchcock I haven’t forgotten either because it’s so similar to the shocking finale of one of his most famous films. Psycho.
The Horror Trilogy (1975)
Thirty years later comes another anthology segment whose most memorable stories involve dolls. This doll is so alive it wants to kill. One of the reasons why this made-for-TV ABC Movie of the Week is told is the final story, “Amelia.”Late Karen Black Starring as the main character, charmingly, she is actually the only human character in the entire segment. Richard Matheson, is simple and effective. Amelia buys a small Zuni warrior doll that happens to have a warrior’s soul trapped inside. The entire segment is a puppet chasing Amelia around her apartment. From the spooky looks to the sound, it’s a thrilling, action-packed gem.
based on William Goldmannovel, directed by Richard Attenborough,starring Anthony HopkinsWhen Ann Margaret, which sees Hopkins as a ventriloquist named Corky Withers. With his dummy, Fats, the Wizards succeed. Fats becomes jealous when Ann-Margaret’s Peggy Ann Shaw appears in her photo as a love interest for Corky.It’s similar to dead of night, we see a mentally unstable man communicating with a doll, speaking in his voice. The question is asked again: is the dummy alive? Even without the dummies, there’s some great character research on the descent into madness.
This became a popular horror movie of the ’80s with nothing but an effective poster where a doll is seen staring at us with its own eyes pulled out. they talk they kill ” Stuart Gordon I directed this film about people taking refuge in a big house during a storm. By chance, it was home to doll makers, and the collection was possessed by criminal spirits. What sets this film apart from other previous works is its use of stop motion.of horror trilogy, you get a doll with a very limited range of movement and emotion. Here we see the dolls actually walk and talk and yes kill. Its low budget and subpar acting keep it from being a classic, but make no mistake, these dolls are as terrifying as they get.
Child’s Play (1988)
This is the most famous of all scary doll movies. Everyone knows who Chucky is, even if they aren’t horror fans. The Badass Killer Doll has starred in many movies and now, more than 30 years later, stars in his own series. chuckyHe became a more comedic and meta character, but was nothing more than pure nightmare fuel at first. Tom Holland of night of terror fame and starring Brad Dourif As the voice of a killer puppet, the film is a fun ride not only because of its clever premise, but also because of its well-written story and great acting by the young man. Alex VincentWhat is remarkable is how effective Chucky’s appearance was. Kevin Yager.
Puppet Master (1989)
With a whopping 15 movies under its belt, the franchise has gotten quirky and quirky, but the original has a pretty interesting plot.William Hickey), hides his work in a hotel before committing suicide to avoid being captured by the Nazis. Fast forward 50 years later, a group of magicians show up at the hotel where Toulon’s creation came to life, and a new master controls them. It’s how you interact with them. There’s not just one doll here, but a series of dolls with different designs, including Pinhead (not Pinhead), Jester, Tunneler, and Blade with a knife.
Dolly Dearest (1991)
Upon release, this was dismissed as another play house Clones, and there may be some truth to it, but this isn’t the best of the killer doll genre, so there’s still some fun to be had. An evil spirit finds a home inside a child doll called Dolly Dearest. Not a great movie from a story point of view, but one of the scarier entries in the genre due to the horror factor presented by the doll itself. , is worthy of being on this list. The robot’s job isn’t nearly as good as Chucky’s, but it’s part of the reason it works by being lifelike yet out of tune. gave.
Dead Silence (2007)
great success saw 2004, James Wan I followed that up with another horror film and worked on writing again. Lee WhannellAlthough it didn’t live up to the hype of Wang’s previous film, this one became a cult favorite. Ryan Kwatenjust before his execution true blood, his character Jamie Ashen, is trying to understand the circumstances behind the murder of his wife, who died after obtaining a dummy for a creepy ventriloquist named Billy. It is related to a ventriloquist named Mary Shaw, who turned a man into a puppet. Although not all connected, it is still remembered today as an entertaining thriller filled with supernatural and frightening imagery surrounding the film’s myriad of spooky dolls.
The Boy (2016)
Lauren Cohan of the walking dead Admiration was the starring role as a nanny named Greta Evans who was hired to look after the son of a wealthy and elderly couple. The catch is that their “son” is actually a child-sized porcelain doll named Brahms, with the same name as their real-life son who died when he was still a child. Brahms is a more calm and scary doll. Even if you wait, there is no scene where the doll comes to life, walks, talks, or kills. The truth behind Brahms gives us a shocking ending twist, but the film is terrifying even before that, thanks to Brahms’ simple design. It does not mean. How innocent and childlike he looks, to the point that it seems as if he can blink and take a breath at any moment, makes him so chilling.
Annabelle: Creation (2017)
The Annabelle doll has been a part of pop culture for years, thanks to its introduction. magic trick, another James Wan film. The doll was spun off into its own feature film, annabellewas released in 2014 but was a poor commercial due to the lack of a good storyline and was deemed to have been made for commercial purposes only. David F. Sandberg It was a surprise to give fans a well-crafted story to go with the doll. Although she doesn’t speak or move like Chucky, she is the best-known scary movie doll besides Chucky. The established mythology, and the fact that she’s based on a real-life doll that was kept by the real-life Ed and Lorraine Warren… made her such an immortal figure in the film.